Andhra Pradesh APDMP Equity – APDMP, Guntur is an organization of Department of Agriculture, GoAP requires candidates for Equity (economic & social & Gender) compliance.
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Academic qualification from a recognized university or equivalent. •
Post graduate in Management, Economics, Social development. or Rural Development, with including courses inn, gender within the degree. Relevant Training on Social and gender issues.
Andhra Pradesh APDMP Equity Work Experience:
Minimum of 8-10 years work experience in rural community development and/or gender issues, • Experience of programmes for the formation of grassroots community groups and empowerment of women.
Good technical knowledge of community organization and gender in development . Computer literacy general MS package.Proficient in computer based spread sheets with for data analysis. Good written and verbal communication skills.
Proactive, work with minimum supervision, and as a team builder.
Andhra Pradesh APDMP Equity Duties and responsibilities:
Equity (economic & social & Gender) compliance: § With reference to the project design document, and in consultation with senior project staff and specialists, draw up a Gender Development Strategy and Action Plan to ensure women fully participate in project activities and benefit from project outputs. In drawing up gender guidelines take full account of the position and role of women in societies in the project area.§ Explain the guidelines to project stakeholders, especially staff of DFAs. § Organise events and materials to increase awareness of gender issues at all levels – from the state PMU down to village clusters. Ensure that project and partner staff have the required skills and knowledge to mainstream gender issues in all aspects of their work. Assist the Training Coordinator in developing appropriate training materials for gender and social issues, identify suitable training providers, and act as a ToT when needed. Commission any gender or social studies that are useful to gain a better understanding of issues relating to gender and inclusion, and assess the effectiveness of project processes. § Ensure that project monitoring data is disaggregated and analyzed to establish the relative participation of women and disadvantaged households, and the flow of benefits to these groups. Make regular field visits to check that all agencies and units involved in implementation are achieving the required quality of project outputs and achievement of objectives (in terms of gender and inclusion of disadvantaged households). Participate in the project research committee that will manage technology testing and action research sub-projects, Maintain linkages with gender and social development agencies at the state and national levels. Provide professional support to the APD and Project Director. Work with managers in the head office and in the districts on various aspects of project development, writing technical papers/presentations. Develop and maintain close links with grassroots organizations and women champions at the village level, Identify areas of advocacy and policy influencing and work with other staff and partners for pursuing the agenda on advocacy and policy. Undertake studies/survey/develop case studies of outputs, outcome and impacts, contribute to annual progress reports and other project documents, provide information to missions such as IFAD others as and when undertaken. Any other work assigned by the COO & other Senior officers.
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